Sridevi Kapoor : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Sridevi Kapoor, known as Sridevi (born Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan on 13 August 1963), is an Indian film actress who has worked in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. The Bollywood Actress She is cited as the first female superstar of Hindi cinema.

She was also voted ‘India’s Greatest Actress in 100 Years’ in a CNN-IBN national poll conducted in 2013 on the occasion of the Centenary of Indian Cinema.Her performance in the 1992 Ram Gopal Varma directed Kshana Kshanam won her the Film fare Award for Best Actress – Telugu and Andhra’s Nandi Award for Best Actress.

Sridevi Kapoor
Sridevi Kapoor

Early Life and Upbringing

Born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan on August 13, 1963, in Meenampatti, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India, Sridevi was introduced to the world of cinema at a tender age. Her father, Ayyapan, was a lawyer, and her mother, Rajeswari, hailed from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.

She had a sister named Srilatha and two stepbrothers. Sridevi made her acting debut at the age of four in the Tamil film ‘Kandhan Karunai’ in 1967

Sridevi Kapoor - Early Life And Upbringing
Sridevi Kapoor – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Sridevi Kapoor - Personal Life
Sridevi Kapoor – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameShree Amma Yanger Ayyapan 
NicknameSridevi, Hawa-Hawai, Chandni, Joker 
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Sreedevi, Shree Devi, Sri Devi 
Date of Birth13 August 1963 
Age (as of 2023)59 Age
Zodiac SignLeo 
BirthplaceMeenampatti, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India 
HometownSivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India 
Current AddressMaharashtra
Education QualificationN/A 
Hobbies and InterestsDoing Yoga, Painting, Dancing 
Languages KnownTamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, English 
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkSridevi
IMDb Profile linkSridevi
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Sridevi Kapoor - Physical Appearance
Sridevi Kapoor – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)34-28-34 inches 
Height in feet, inches, cm5’ 6″, 168 cm 
Weight in kg, lbs56 kg, 123 lbs 
Chest34 inches 
Waist28 inches 
Eye ColourLight Brown 
Hair ColourBlack 
HairstyleLong and wavy 
Distinctive FeaturesExpressive eyes, high cheekbones, charming smile 

Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs

Sridevi was married to Boney Kapoor, a renowned film producer. The couple had two daughters, Janhvi and Khushi. Janhvi Kapoor has followed in her mother’s footsteps and is now an actress in Bollywood.

Sridevi was known for her discretion about her private life and rarely discussed it in public.

Sridevi Kapoor - Family And Relationships
Sridevi Kapoor – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried (deceased)
Spouse – HusbandMithun Chakraborty (1985–1988)  Boney Kapoor (1996-2018) 
FatherLate Ayyapan Yanger (Lawyer) 
MotherLate Rajeswari Yanger 
ChildrenArjun Kapoor (step-son)  Anshula Kapoor (step-daughter)  Janhvi Kapoor (daughter)  Khushi Kapoor (daughter) 
SiblingsLate Latha Yanger (sister)  Anand Yanger (step-brother)  Satish Yanger (step-brother) 
Affairs – Boyfriend(s)Boney Kapoor
Significant RelationshipsAnil Kapoor (brother-in-law, co-star) Sanjay Kapoor (brother-in-law, co-star)  Reema Kapoor (sister-in-law)  Sunita Kapoor (sister-in-law)  Sonam Kapoor (niece, co-star)  Rhea Kapoor (niece, producer)  Harshvardhan Kapoor (nephew, actor)  Maheep Sandhu (sister-in-law, designer)  Shanaya Kapoor (niece, actress)  Jahaan Kapoor (nephew) 

Rise to Stardom

Sridevi’s journey to stardom began with her debut in Bollywood with the film Solva Sawan in 1979. However, it was the 1983 film Himmatwala that catapulted her to overnight stardom.

She went on to star in several successful films, including Mawaali (1983), Tohfa (1984), ‘Mr. India’ (1987), and’Chandni (1989).

Sridevi Kapoor - Rise To Stardom
Sridevi Kapoor – Rise To Stardom

Sridevi Kapoor – Debut Film – Kandhan Karunai (1967)

Sridevi Kapoor - Debut Film
Sridevi Kapoor – Debut Film
Sridevi | Reaction 3 | English Vinglish

Sridevi Kapoor – Successful Film – Nagina (1986)

Sridevi Kapoor - Successful Film
Sridevi Kapoor – Successful Film

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Sridevi’s illustrious career was marked by numerous awards and recognitions. She was the recipient of a National Film Award, four Filmfare Awards, including a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, three Filmfare Awards South, two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, one Kerala State Film Award, and a Nandi Award.

In 2013, she was honored with the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award. Her final film role was in the thriller ‘Mom’ (2017), for which she posthumously received the National Film Award for Best Actress.

Sridevi Kapoor - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Sridevi Kapoor – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actress, Producer
Debut FilmKandhan Karunai (1967) in Tamil, Rani Mera Naam (1972) in Hindi 
Notable RolesDevi in Moondram Pirai (1982), Seema in Mr. India (1987), Chandni in Chandni (1989), Anju and Manju in ChaalBaaz (1989), Pallavi and Pooja in Lamhe (1991), Shashi Godbole in English Vinglish (2012), Devki Sabarwal in Mom (2017) 
Recent Films – New MoviesMom (2017) in Hindi, Puli (2015) in Tamil 
Upcoming FilmsN/A (deceased)
Popular Television SeriesMalini Iyer (2004-2005) 
Awards and AchievementsPadma Shri Award (2013), National Film Award for Best Actress for Mom (2018),  Filmfare Awards,  Filmfare Awards South, Kerala State Film Award, Tamil Nadu State Film Award, Nandi Award, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, CNN-IBN India’s Greatest Actress in 100 Years Poll 
Endorsements/Brand CollaborationsLux, Dabur Amla Hair Oil, Frooti, Tanishq, Vanish, Ching’s Secret
Philanthropy/Charity WorkSupported the cause of women empowerment and education, donated to various NGOs and trusts, participated in charity shows and events
Professional AssociationsN/A
Training and EducationLearned acting from her mother Rajeswari Yanger, who was also an actress 
Production CompanySridevi Productions
Box Office Success – Hit MoviesHimmatwala (1983), Tohfa (1984), Nagina (1986), Mr. India (1987), Chandni (1989), ChaalBaaz (1989), Lamhe (1991), Khuda Gawah (1992), Judaai (1997), English Vinglish (2012) 
Critical Acclaim MoviesSadma (1983), Moondram Pirai/Sadma Remake(1982/2018), Mr. India (1987), Lamhe (1991), Gumrah (1993), Laadla (1994), Mom (2017) 

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Sridevi Kapoor - Assets And Finances
Sridevi Kapoor – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 250 crore, $35 million (combined with her husband’s net worth) 
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 5 crore, $0.7 million (approx.) 
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 1 crore, $0.14 million (approx.) 
Sponsorship DealsLux, Dabur Amla Hair Oil, Frooti, Tanishq, Vanish, Ching’s Secret
Business VenturesSridevi Productions (film production company) 
Real Estate HoldingsA bungalow in Andheri West, Mumbai  A sea-facing apartment in Versova, Mumbai  A farmhouse in Chennai 
Luxury Items/Properties OwnedDiamond jewelry, designer clothes and accessories, paintings by M.F. Husain and S.H. Raza 
Cars CollectionMercedes-Benz S-Class  Audi A8L  BMW 7 Series 

Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes 

Sridevi Kapoor - Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Sridevi Kapoor – Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorShah Rukh Khan, Sylvester Stallone
Favorite ActressMeryl Streep
Favorite FilmDevdas
Favorite Music BandsAaj Radha Ko Shyam Yaad Aa Gaya,Tu Na Ja Mere Baadshah
Favorite SportN/A
Favorite BooksThe Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Secret by Rhonda Byrne 
Favorite ColorWhite
Favorite FoodRice Rasam, Vanilla Ice cream 
Things s/he likeDoing Yoga, Painting, Dancing 
Things s/he dislikeN/A

Top 5 Best Films – Sridevi Kapoor

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Mr. India1987Seema Sohni
Nagina1986Ichadhari Nagin
English Vinglish2012Shashi Godbole
Mom2017Devki Sabarwal

Controversies – Sridevi Kapoor

  • Sridevi’s marriage to Boney Kapoor stirred controversy as he was already married to Mona Shourie Kapoor. 
  • There were rumors about a secret marriage between Sridevi and Mithun Chakraborty, which they both denied. 
  • Her sudden demise in 2018 led to various conspiracy theories. 
  • A legal battle ensued between Boney Kapoor and Ram Gopal Verma over the use of ‘Sridevi’ as a film title. 
  • The post-mortem report of her death was hotly debated, leading to questions about its accuracy.
Sridevi Kapoor - Controversies
Sridevi Kapoor – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Sridevi Kapoor

  • Sridevi’s real name was Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan.
  • She started acting at the age of four.
  • At the age of 13, she played a 25-year-old Rajinikanth’s stepmother in ‘Moondru Mudichu.
  • She named her daughters Janhvi and Khushi after the names of the heroines in her husband Boney Kapoor’s films, ‘Judaai’ and ‘Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai.
  • Sridevi was the playback singer in ‘Sadma’, ‘Chandni’, ‘Garajna’ and ‘Kshana Kshanam.
  • She was offered a role in Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, which she declined.
Sridevi Kapoor - Interesting Facts
Sridevi Kapoor – Interesting Facts

Sridevi Kapoor’s life and career were marked by stellar performances, groundbreaking roles, and a dedication to her craft that set her apart. Her legacy continues to inspire and influence generations of actors and filmmakers.

She remains, in the hearts of her fans, Bollywood’s eternal superstar

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